Off Beat News

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Supermarket’s baffling best-before date

Supermarket’s baffling best-before date

A confused customer asked a supermarket why the best-before date on his burgers made no sense. The retailer’s bizzare reply just made him more baffled.

Man’s brutally honest list goes viral

Man’s brutally honest list goes viral

A man shared a touching list of 38 life lessons he’s learnt to mark his 38th birthday — with his strikingly relatable words quickly going viral.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Aussie KFC’s ‘bloody good’ idea goes viral

Aussie KFC’s ‘bloody good’ idea goes viral

An outback Aussie KFC owner has made global headlines for an ambitious request that, if granted, would be a world first.

WATCH: Dash cam footage divides viewers

WATCH: Dash cam footage divides viewers

Video of a collision on a Victorian road was shared on social media. It’s divided viewers, who can’t decide which driver is at fault.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Postie leaves ridiculous parcel note

Postie leaves ridiculous parcel note

A woman was shocked to find a ridiculous note from a postie saying they “accidentally threw” a package on her roof.

Incident on flight that made hostie lose it

Incident on flight that made hostie lose it

A FLIGHT attendant says there’s something on every plane that’s a bigger threat than even turbulence, and she has the experience to prove it.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Teen’s miraculous escape from building collapse

Teen’s miraculous escape from building collapse

A teenage boy was lucky to escape injury when the ceiling of his home suddenly caved in.

South west woman wins big in Lucky Lotteries draw

South west woman wins big in Lucky Lotteries draw

A south west woman will pay off her mortgage with a Lucky Lotteries jackpot win.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Boy’s adorable letter asking cops for a job

Boy’s adorable letter asking cops for a job

A grade 2 student from the UK has won fans across the world after he put pen to paper, drafting an application to the local police academy.

Tenant’s bizarre spat with landlord over pet

Tenant’s bizarre spat with landlord over pet

A man became embroiled in a bitter fight with his landlord after he discovered he was sharing his apartment with a very unlikely guest.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Angry parking note sparks ‘mummy war’

Angry parking note sparks ‘mummy war’

An innocent shopper was caught in the crossfires of a “mummy war” when she came across an angry note exchange on the dashboard of her car.

No parking sign sparks controversy

No parking sign sparks controversy

Residents have accused a Queensland business owner of pretending to "own the street" after a makeshift sign appeared out the front of his fishing supply store.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Truckla electric ute unveiled

Truckla electric ute unveiled

Tradies rejoice. There is now an electric ute that will rival the old locally made Commodore and Falcon sports utes.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Dad built son a tank for his high school formal

Dad built son a tank for his high school formal

It's now up for sale on eBay if you too want to experience the magic.

This is Australia’s best meat pie

This is Australia’s best meat pie

After downing more than 1700 pastries in three days, 12 judges have found Australia’s best pie — and here’s where you can get it.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Pokies punch-up wins pub patron a court date

Pokies punch-up wins pub patron a court date

A man got more than a payout after a late night game on the pokies.

Jon Snow ‘apologises’ for GoT ending

Jon Snow ‘apologises’ for GoT ending

A video of Jon Snow apologising for the disappointing final season of Game of Thrones has gone viral.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

An anonymous bidder has paid more than $A8 million for a Yankees jersey that belonged to America's baseball legend Babe Ruth - a record for sports memorabilia.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Would you spend a week’s rent on this?

Would you spend a week’s rent on this?

It’s enough money to cover a return flight to Bali or the weekly rent. So how could one shot be so expensive and where can you try one?

Fri 14 Jun 2019

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

A Russian woman dubbed the “most beautiful poker player” has been found dead in her apartment, reportedly dying in a bizarre accident.

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